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Refractory Hypotension Caused By Prone Position in a Child Undergoing Scoliosis Corrective Surgery

We report a case of a teenager with scoliosis and pectus excavatum who developed intraoperative refractory hypotension associated with prone position during posterior surgical correction of scoliosis. In this case, it was more difficult for the anesthetists to figure out the reason leading to severe hypotension when a surgery was partially completed, because there might be many confounding factors during surgery. Furthermore, TEE was difficult to be considered to be first diagnosis choice when patient have already underwent posterior spinal fusion surgery, compared to the cases previous reported that the surgery still did not begin.
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RAMPRASAD SRIPADA

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesia
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
United States
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